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Against all odds : inside statistics

Author: Teresa AmabileConsortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (U.S.)Chedd-Angier Production Company.American Statistical Association.American Society for Quality Control.All authors
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : Annenberg/CPB Collection ; Santa Barbara, Calif. : Intellimation [distributor], 1989.
Series: Annenberg/CPB collection.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the why as well as the how of statistics using computer animation, colorful on-screen computations, and documentary segments.
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Teresa Amabile; Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (U.S.); Chedd-Angier Production Company.; American Statistical Association.; American Society for Quality Control.; Intellimation, Inc.
ISBN: 155946092X 9781559460927 1559460938 9781559460934 1559460946 9781559460941 1559460962 9781559460965 1559460970 9781559460972 1559460989 9781559460989 1559460997 9781559460996 1559461004 9781559461009 1559461012 9781559461016 1559461020 9781559461023 1559461039 9781559461030 1559461047 9781559461047
OCLC Number: 21058771
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Produced by the Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (COMAP)--and Chedd/Angier, in cooperation with the American Statistical Association and the American Society for Quality Control.
Credits: Senior producer, Peggy Girshman ; Writer/Producers, Joseph Blatt, Stephen Braun.
Performer(s): Host, Teresa M. Amabile; Narrator, Nick Mills.
Description: 26 programs (30 min. each) on 13 videocassettes : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: 1. What is statistics --
2. Picturing distributions --
3. Describing distributions --
4. Normal distributions --
5. Normal calculations --
6. Time series --
7. Models for growth --
8. Describing relationships --
9. Correlation --
10. Multidimensional data analysis --
11. The question of causation --
12. Experimental design --
13. Blocking and sampling --
14. Samples and surveys --
15. What is probability --
16. Random variables --
17. Binomial distributions --
18. The sample mean and control charts --
19. Confidence intervals --
20. Significance tests --
21. Inference for one mean --
22. Comparing two means --
23. Inference for proportions --
24. Inference for two-way tables --
25. Inference for relationships --
26. Case study.
Series Title: Annenberg/CPB collection.
Other Titles: Annenberg/CPB collection.
Responsibility: produced by the Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (COMAP) and Chedd/Angier, in cooperation with the American Statistical Association and the American Society for Quality Control.

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Presents the why as well as the how of statistics using computer animation, colorful on-screen computations, and documentary segments.

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